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Jul 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of improvement today for a texas grad student mauled by chimpanzees at a wildlife sanctuary in south africa. >> today we're learning more about what may have led to that attack. >> reporter: andrew is recovering well after six hours of surgery yesterday. he's stabled and being sedated by a team of doctors. >> i think under the circumstances of multiple injuries, he is doing well, and we are hoping for a positive outcome. >> reporter: this is the chimp sanctuary still closed to visitors this morning. we were allowed inside to see some of the 33 animals looked after here. each one rescued from poachers, or from their life as an entertainment act, a life that's left some psychologically damaged andangries volume tile. he was here on a study trip from the university of texas with a passion for chimps. just before the attack, he was giving a presentation to a group of tourists. then he's said to have crossed a fence into a no-go zone. eyewitness accounts suggest he stepped into a rocket that was jacked into the fence, perhaps to try to prevent one of the animals hurling it to passersby. >> i've
Jul 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is not working. president obama courting voters in texas says the answer is not tax benefits for the rich. >> i want to end tax breaks to companies that are shipping jobs overseas. let's give tax breaks to companies that are investing right here in texas, right here in the united states of america. let's put american workers back to work. >> his policies do not help create jobs. they depress job creation and that's why we're still struggling with so many people out of work. >> bettrnanke said the fed is ready to take more steps to boost the economy but he ghave o specifics. >> construction of the silver line hit a milestone today. they laid the final span of aerial track bed for phase one today in tis onz corner w that in place, the line is connected from the orange line to wheelie avenue in reston. now crews can finish the track installation which is already 65% done and then it's on to the actual stations. >>> zbl >> we got all five of our stations under construction. the phase is completing the stations, doing the fit out and also connectsing ining into the existing system. we have to run in
Jul 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
with the humidity. how will you keep everyone mod investigated? >> i'll take this humidity over texas heat any day. it will be fine. you know, if you don't pay attention to the elements and let them play a factor, then you should be okay. if it's cold outside, and i've seen guys do it before, they play football with no shirt on when it's 20 degrees outside. it's about your mind-set. if you say, man, it's hot, you're probably going to have a bad day. >> but intentional lose some pounds? >> no. i'm actually 225 today. it doesn't matter what my weight is. one of the vets told me today in college they tell you to weigh a certain weight, but in the pros, you play where you're comfortable. as long as i'm anywhere from 218 to 225, i should be fine. >> it sounds like staying humble is gaining trust and respect. anything else you're doing? >> i think they see how hard i work, how hard a lot of these guys work. i talk to these guys a lot about little things, whether it's picking up on what fletcher has done to last so long or should i say conger so long in the league, um -- [ airplane noise overhead ] >> yo
Jul 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >>> the family of a texas woman is outraged by the way the tsa treated her during a trip. >> flight is not an issue for him, going through the tsa process, we knew what to expect. >> reporter: john and his wife melinda are pros when it comes to getting through security at the airport. it's a miracle consideringmy linda has to travel to the mayo clinic with a medically implanted 4-inch tube sticking out of her stomach. >> they ask her what it is and they may pat it on the outside of the clothing and go on. >> this morning was different, john didn't go on mel linda's flight and john says agents went too far. >> when she was crying on the phone when she called me after going through the checkpoint, i knew something was wrong. they had physically stripped her and saw the tube coming out of her stomach and they decided they needed to check it for explosives to they had to physically handle the tube. >> not only did they touch the tube, they swabbed the tube for bomb making materials, possibly causing a medical issue. >> any time you put a harsh substance on it, they run the risk of conco
Jul 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
kachter recently moved from san antonio, texas to denver. so many struggling like investigators here to understand how and why it happened. jay gray, nbc news, aurora, colorado. >> president obama and mitt romney both had campaign rallies scheduled for today. they appeared as not rallies only briefly and only to comment on the shooting. >> if there's anything to take way from this tragedy it's the reminder that life is very fragile. our time here is limited and it is precious. and what matters at the end of the day is not the small things. it's not the trivial things which so often consume us and our daily lives. ultimately it's how we choose to treat one another. and how we love one another. >> this is a time for each of us to look into our hearts and remember how much we love one another. and how much we love and how much we care for our great country. there's so much love and goodness in the heart of america. >> mitt romney's rally in new hampshire was his only scheduled event today. president obama cut short his visit to florida. and returned to the white house. he also ordered t
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